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June 2022 Blog Leaders

Don’t Call Him a Cowboy

By Sigval Berg   Almost everyone I talk to these days says the same thing, “Where are the leaders? They seem to be in short supply everywhere.”  Leaders seem to […]

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Because of You Honorees

The following Difference Makers have been honored by someone whose life they have changed.  These leaders may not be able to pay them back but they have chosen to honor […]

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2021 SLG Impact Champion Honorees

As an organization that believes in being a servant leader, it is our privilege to honor the servant leaders among us!  Our SLG Network gives of their time and talent […]

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Swing: Elite Leadership for High Performance Teams

By Sigval Berg Writing a book is never easy and that is certainly true for me.  I have been told repeatedly, “It is time to get your leadership perspective out […]

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Departing Well: Setting Your Team Up for Success

Note: The Severn Leadership Group believes the historic Jesus of Nazareth embodies the timeless and transcendent virtues of love, integrity, truth, and excellence, all within the context of healthy relationships. […]

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Service as a Lifestyle

By Scott Jensen One of my favorite holidays is Veterans Day! I have several personal reasons for this. Not the least of which is that it happens to be my […]

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Living and Leaving a Legacy

By Ray Rottman I was 31 years old when my vibrant, non-smoking father was diagnosed with lung cancer a few days after his 75th birthday; we said our final goodbyes […]


In Memoriam Ted Parker

It is with a very heavy heart that we share the news that VADM Ted Parker passed away June 25th.  VADM Parker was one of the founding members of SLG.  […]

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Integrity of Faith and Cyberspace

–By Branden Lynam I wrapped up my Severn Leadership Group fellowship in April of 2019, shortly after the birth of my fifth child. I was about halfway through my present […]

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Why Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion?

By Ed Sheppard – While serving on active duty as a Coast Guard Officer, my family and I were fortunate to live, work and travel in many locations where we […]


The Difference a Mentor Makes

By Darby Yeager – As a navy helicopter pilot, I have been blessed with a lot of great professional mentors throughout my career.  From department heads to skippers, I always […]


Now, More than Ever

By Sig Berg – The Walk to Freedom on June 23, 1963 in Detroit.  It was the largest civil rights march in the nation’s history up to that date.  It […]

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